Online Programs Help Guide
Experience free high-quality programs from home with TPL’s Live & Online programs!
How do I access online programs?
Explore and discover upcoming Live & Online programs at tpl.ca/programs. Sort by your interests and find new ones along the way. Search our categories, series and program groups to discover upcoming events. Each listing will have information and a link directing you when and where to watch.
Online programs at TPL are broadcast live using a variety of platforms, including Crowdcast, Webex and Jitsi. You can also find our program content streaming on our social media channels, including YouTube.
- TPL Culture on Crowdcast
- TPL Innovation on Crowdcast
- TPL Programs on Crowdcast
- TPL Teens on Crowdcast
- TPL Kids on Crowdcast
- TPL on YouTube (live, on-demand, and past events) Ready for Reading Storytimes and TPL Teens on YouTube
How can I learn more about privacy policies of the broadcasting platforms?
These platforms have been chosen with privacy, security and ease-of-use in mind. Access to online programs may require the downloading of platform software, registration and/or providing an email address.
If you are interested in finding out more about platform privacy statements please see the links below:
Do I need a library card to access Live & Online programs?
No, you don’t need a library card to access Live & Online programs. If you don't have a library card, you can visit an open branch to register for a library card or register for a Digital Access Card. Programs are free to everyone, whether you have a library card or not.
Toronto Public Library is committed to accessibility. Please call or email us if you are Deaf or have a disability and would like to request accommodation to participate in a program. Please let us know as far in advance as possible and we will do our best to meet your request. At least three weeks’ notice is preferred. Phone 416-393-7099 or email [email protected].
How to get help
Follow us on social media, and check out some of our main online channels anytime:
- TPL on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
- TPL on YouTube
- Subscribe to TPL email updates
- Getting Started With Jitsi